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ALH 109 - Infection Control

Credits: 2
2 Lecture Hours

This course provides the student with basic concepts regarding infection control, including bloodborne pathogens, immunizations, antibiotic resistance and nosocomial infections. The use of standard precautions and an exposure control plan are also presented.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify pathogens and nosocomial (hospital related) infections.
  2. Compare prevention strategies for nosocomial infections.
  3. Explain the use of exposure prevention strategies.
  4. Analyze an exposure control plan.
Listed Topics
  1. Pathogens
  2. Nosocomial infections
  3. Bloodborne pathogens
  4. Immunizations
  5. Antibiotic resistance
  6. OSHA guidelines
  7. Medical waste disposal
  8. Exposure control plan
  9. Bioterrorism
Reference Materials
Instructor approved text, weblinks and videos.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 01/26/2024
Last Reviewed: 01/26/2024

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